Science Fiction - 13/14 - Big Story Group
“RoboCop” is the law enforcement edge in 2028. A multinational conglomerate is at the center of robot technology – their drones are winning American wars around the globe and now they want to bring this technology to the home front. The loving husband, father and good cop doing his best to fight crime and corruption in Detroit. When he is critically injured in the line of duty, the conglomerate utilizes their remarkable science of robotics to save his life. Directed by Jose Padilha. Written by Josh Zetumer, Nick Schenk. Starring Joel Kinnaman, Gary Oldman, Michael Keaton and Samuel L. Jackson. Releases February 7, 2014. Return to Thumbnail View.
“The Prototype” is a military robot that escapes containment, and has to defend itself while on the run. While the military tries to track down the humanoid drone, ‘he’ explores the ideas of what it is to be human. Written and directed by Andrew Will. Starring Neal McDonough, Joseph Mawle and Anna Anissimova. Return to Thumbnail View.
“The Machine” foretells a future in which androids with unparalleled strength and processing skills are a reality. A lead scientist of Britain’s Ministry of Defense unveils his artificial intelligence creation, but when a glitch renders the machine a danger to society, defense forces are forced to protect the world from their very own creation.
“X-Men – Days of Future Past” is said to be the ultimate X-Men ensemble fighting a war for the survival of the species across two time periods. History in the 1970’s and the present-day collide when the characters from the original “X-Men” film trilogy join forces with their younger selves from “X-Men: First Class,” in an epic battle that must change the past to save our future. Early reviews:
“Mr. Nobody” portrays the possible lives of the last living mortal in the year 2092, who recalls his life story to a reporter. Written, directed and scored by Jaco Van Dormael. Starring Jared Leto, Sarah Polley, Diane Kruger, Linh Dan Pham, Rhys Ifans, Natasha Little, Toby Regbo and Juno Temple. Mr. Nobody premiered in 2009 at the Venice Film Festival where it won both the Biografilm and Golden Osella awards. Limited release November 1, 2013. Return to Thumbnail View.(Larger Player)
“Last Days on Mars” follows the story of the crew of Tantalus Base and a crew member that presumes he has made the remarkable discovery of fossilized evidence of life. Persistent, and unwilling to compromise his potential discovery, he disobeys orders and leaves base to collect further samples getting trapped in the process. When his crew members attempt to recover his body, they realize the life form he discovered is not only still alive, but also life threatening. Return to Thumbnail View.(Larger Player)
“Eterna” is a six-minute editing wonder combining 99 powerful and striking scenes from blockbuster films into a single mega-trailer for blockbuster films. Provides a new level of understanding the power of the movie trailer. Edited by Vadzim Khudabets.